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Is it Really Love?

Is it Really Love?

"Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Love, therefore, is the fulfillment of the law." (Romans 13:10) Love is a word our culture loves to throw around without definition. We use it in a way that seems to say the essence of love is "always be nice to me and never tell me...

Jesus chose you to conquer with Him

Jesus chose you to conquer with Him

In Revelation chapter 17, ten mysterious kings rule for a short time, then consolidate their power in the hands of a great beast.  They then rally their forces, all their might and power, and make war upon Jesus and His people. Not only that, but in this endeavor they...

You can overcome in Christ today

You can overcome in Christ today

"Weep no more; behold, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, has conquered, so that He can open the scroll and its seven seals."  (Revelation 5:5) What is that unsolvable problem in your life? What is that question that can't be answered, that stronghold...

Fear of Man

Fear of Man

Fear of man is a snare.  (Proverbs 29:25) The Gospel frees us from the insecurity of needing other people's opinions to validate our worth.  It frees us, therefore, from needing to manipulate the perceptions and impressions of everyone around us. This means that when...

God still commands the chaos

God still commands the chaos

And the [first] beast was given a mouth uttering haughty and blasphemous words, and it was allowed to exercise authority for forty-two months...  Also it was allowed to make war on the saints and to conquer them...and by the signs that [the second beast] is allowed to...

Vision, Distraction, and Expectations

Vision, Distraction, and Expectations

"So I sent messengers to them, saying, 'I am doing a great work and cannot come down.  Why should the work cease while I leave it and go down to you?'"  (Nehemiah 6:3) Fulfilling a vision means being able to say no to the distractions of less important things.  It...

Your accuser has no power over you

Your accuser has no power over you

And I heard a loud voice in heaven, saying, “Now the salvation and the power and the kingdom of our God and the authority of His Christ have come, for the accuser of our brothers has been thrown down, who accuses them day and night before our God.  And they have...